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John McGovern (I) (1902–1985)


John McGovern was born on February 22, 1902 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as John Smith McGovern. He was an actor, known for The Birds (1963), Robert Montgomery Presents (1950) and The Defenders (1961). He was married to Peggy Allenby. He died on July 28, 1985 in Clinton, Connecticut, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Birds Postal Clerk
(1963)
(1950-1951)
The Defenders Judge / Surrogate
(1962-1965)
Tales of Tomorrow Dr. Chappell / Dr. Laskey
(1952-1953)

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 1983 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Tourneur Sentell
- Episode dated 23 December 1983 (1983) ... Tourneur Sentell
 1965 Inherit the Wind (TV Movie)
Judge
 1962-1965 The Defenders (TV Series)
Judge / Surrogate
- The Silent Killer (1965) ... Judge
- The Eye of Fear (1963) ... Judge
- The Naked Heiress (1962) ... Surrogate
 1964 Flipper (TV Series)
Constable Peters
- Dolphin for Sale (1964) ... Constable Peters
 1963-1964 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
Dr. Wallace
- The Rainbow Ride (1964) ... Dr. Wallace
- Credo (1964) ... Dr. Wallace
- Disaster Call (1963) ... Dr. Wallace
 1963 The Birds
Postal Clerk
 1962-1963 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Commissioner / Commissioner J.S.. Brady
- I've Been Here Before (1963) ... Commissioner
- Hail to the Chief (1962) ... Commissioner J.S.. Brady
 1956-1961 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Y. Lyman Harris / Henry Powers / Michael Lockhart / ...
- Little Lost Sheep (1961) ... Y. Lyman Harris
- A Taste of Champagne (1959) ... Henry Powers
- Crisis in Corona (1957) ... Michael Lockhart
- A Matter of Pride (1957) ... Mr. Asbaugh
- Bang the Drum Slowly (1956) ... Mr. Moors
 1961 Splendor in the Grass
Doc Smiley
 1961 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Dr. Curran
- Episode #1.1404 (1961) ... Dr. Curran
 1961 Parrish
Skipper (uncredited)
 1961 The Chevy Show (TV Series)
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Franks
- The Man (1960) ... Franks
 1959 Deadline (TV Series)
Mr. Linden
- Birthday Present (1959) ... Mr. Linden
 1959 Camera Three (TV Series)
Second Salesman
- The Stout Gentleman (1959) ... Second Salesman
 1959 It Happened to Jane
Conductor (uncredited)
 1957 The Violators
Mr. Coogan
 1957 Decoy (TV Series)
Mr. Whittaker
- To Trap a Thief (1957) ... Mr. Whittaker
 1957 That Night!
Ward Neighbor
 1957 Studio One (TV Series)
Dr. Horace Bell
- The Defender: Part 2 (1957) ... Dr. Horace Bell
- The Defender: Part 1 (1957) ... Dr. Horace Bell
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
- Mayerling (1957)
 1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series)
Two Gentlemen / Harry Crummit
- The Stingiest Man in Town (1956) ... Two Gentlemen
- The Confidence Man (1956) ... Harry Crummit
 1956 Omnibus (TV Series) (segment "The Man without a Country") / (segment "My Heart's in the Highlands")
- The Man without a Country (1956) ... (segment "The Man without a Country")
- TV/Radio Workshop of the Ford Foundation (1956) ... (segment "My Heart's in the Highlands")
 1956 The Benny Goodman Story
Dick Reiner - Clarinet Dropout (uncredited)
 1955 X Minus One (Podcast Series)
- The Vital Factor (1955) ... (voice)
- Requiem (1955) ... (voice)
 1951-1954 Big Town (TV Series)
Bobby Allen
- Boys Week (1954) ... Bobby Allen (as Johnny McGovern)
- Dark Window (1951)
 1954 Inner Sanctum (TV Series)
Doc Benson / Maple
- Face of the Dead (1954) ... Doc Benson
- Handle with Care (1954) ... Maple
 1953 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Sixth Year (1953)
 1953 The Man Behind the Badge (TV Series)
Sheriff Isbell
- The Houston, Texas Story (1953) ... Sheriff Isbell
 1953 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
 1953 The Doctor (TV Series)
- Desk Job (1953)
 1952-1953 Tales of Tomorrow (TV Series)
Dr. Laskey / Dr. Chappell
- Past Tense (1953) ... Dr. Laskey
- Age of Peril (1952) ... Dr. Chappell
 1952 Lux Video Theatre (TV Series)
Bottomley the Lawyer
- The Country Lawyer (1952) ... Bottomley the Lawyer
 1952 Hallmark Hall of Fame (TV Series)
James Alexander
- Mr. and Mrs. Freedom (1952) ... James Alexander
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- The Man (1951)
 1951 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Tregaskis
- Key Witness (1951) ... Tregaskis
 1951 The Big Story (TV Series)
William F. Carmichael
- William F. Carmichael (1951) ... William F. Carmichael
 1949-1951 Suspense (TV Series)
Truksa
- The Train from Czechoslovakia (1951) ... Truksa
- Breakdown (1950)
- Lunch Box (1949)
 1950-1951 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
Mr. Webb
- I Am Still Alive (1951)
- Our Town (1950) ... Mr. Webb
 1951 Starlight Theatre (TV Series)
Charlie Wilson
- Act of God Nonwithstanding (1951) ... Charlie Wilson
 1950-1951 Danger (TV Series)
 1951 The Prudential Family Playhouse (TV Series)
- Icebound (1951)
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
 1950 My True Story (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1950)
 1949 Actor's Studio (TV Series)
Kinney
- The Midway (1949) ... Kinney
 1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series)
- The Silver Cord (1949)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Nirvana. See more »

Alternate Names:

Johnny McGovern

Spouse:

Peggy Allenby  (her death)  (2 children)
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